Has Jaimie Alexander's SIF Role Been Slightly Reduced In THOR: THE DARK WORLD?
UPDATED | Due to the actress' injury while on-set of Thor: The Dark World, Jaimie Alexander's role as the Goddess of War, Lady Sif, may have been cut out of a few scenes being filmed for the sequel!
Moving the production from England to Iceland recently, filming for Thor: The Dark World picked up today in the Nordic island country. And Twitter has revealed the presence of actors Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Christopher Eccleston, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje and Zachary Levi. However, the shoot's inclusion of Lady Sif actress Jaimie Alexander isn't expected, even though the Marvel sequel's script may have entailed it; initially.
Alexander, 28, revealed on Twitter last month that she sustained quite an injury while on The Dark World set, escaping almost becoming paralyzed. And now, despite the actress periodically tweeting her speedy recovery, the injury has possibly caused Lady Sif to be written out of scenes that're currently being filmed in Iceland. Iceland visitor Aimee Hood-Strode, @iambatsandbows of Twitter, stumbled across the set today (she provided pictures below) at one of island's biggest waterfalls, Skógarfoss, where she found out that:
UPDATE: The lovely actress has chimed in on what's being reported, recently tweeting:
Jaimie Alexander isn't exactly a new girl, considering she's reprising the Goddess of War role from Marvel's first Thor movie. Although, that's likely who Aimee Hood-Strode is referring to. The nature of the scenes that're being filmed in Iceland is unknown, however, when you consider the aforementioned cast members that're present and the number of scenic areas that'll be used, the sequences are likely pivotal. What do you think?
Marvel Studios’ “Thor: The Dark World” continues the big-screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself. In the aftermath of Marvel’s “Thor” and “Marvel’s The Avengers,” Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos…but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all.
Starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Idris Elba, Christopher Eccleston, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Kat Dennings, Ray Stevenson, Zachary Levi, Tadanobu Asano and Jaimie Alexander with Rene Russo & Anthony Hopkins as Odin, “Thor: The Dark World” is directed by Alan Taylor, produced by Kevin Feige, from a story by Don Payne and screenplay by Christopher Yost and Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely and is based on Marvel’s classic Super Hero Thor, who first appeared in the comic book “Journey into Mystery” #83 in August, 1962.
“Thor: The Dark World” is presented by Marvel Studios. The executive producers are Louis D’Esposito, Alan Fine, Stan Lee, Victoria Alonso, Craig Kyle and Nigel Gostelow. The film releases November 8, 2013, and is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. In addition to “Thor: The Dark World”, Marvel Studios will release a slate of films based on more iconic Marvel characters including “Iron Man 3” on May 3, 2013; “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” on April 4, 2014; “Marvel's The Avengers” sequel (title TBA) on May 1, 2015; and “Ant-Man” on November 6, 2015!
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